Write a News Story
Meet a Pioneer Pilot
Timeline



Amelia Earhart Home

Back to Story List

Little Amelia Mary Earhart
By: Nora H.
Michigan, Age 9


7/24/1897

Amelia Mary Earhart is named after both of her grandmothers.She was born on July 24, 1897.Amelia's grandfather, Alfred Otis, came to America a year after the Congess passed the Kansas-Nebraska act.He was a judge and leading citizen of his town.Amelia's mother, Amy Otis, was famous for being the first woman to climb the 14,000 ft. summet of Pike's Peak in Colorado. Amelia's father was an alcholic lawyer and sometimes inventor.Amelia is sent to live with her grandparents in Atchison.


Back to Story List